Our Mission is designed to inspire, educate, and mentor adults and seniors with the use of technology needed to learn and use technology so they could live better in the digital age.

Our Vision is to ensure that all people have access to high-speed internet, an affordable computing device, and the training to use them effectively.

Our Definition Technology which brings together tools to promote development, use and information exchange, has as its main objective of making tasks easier and the solving of many problems of mankind. When technology progresses and makes our lives even more convenient, we must stress how beneficial it is to our lives and the lives of our neighbors.

SilverTech For Seniors


In partnership with the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, OPEAT’s SilverTech classroom program will give seniors (ages 50 and older) the skills necessary to navigate the digital world.  Students are taught basic computer usage, web browsing, introduction to social media, e-mail, internet safety and more.  Upon completion, students receive a FREE laptop computer to take home with them. Click here for more info.

Get Certified Today!

A certified professional can leverage his or her credentials to earn a promotion or increase in compensation from an existing employer, begin a new career or build a base for more advanced skills and certifications.  CompTIA (http://comptia.org ) is a nationally recognized industry leader whose I.T. certifications let employers know you have the qualifications and skills they are looking for.

Paying For Your Training

OPEAT has many options to make paying for your training as painless as possible and is in many cases at no cost to qualified students.  Funding is currently available through our partners, NC Works (https://www.ncworks.gov) , Guilford Works (https://guilfordworks.org) and Welfare Reform Liaison Project (http://wrlp.net).